Artists for Conservation

Central Colorado Conservancy’s Artists for Conservation program supports local artists while the artists support conservation of the lands and waters that inspire them. Artists receive membership benefits, plus opportunities to participate in special artists’ events and exhibit spaces, where a portion of proceeds benefit the Conservancy’s work.

Contact Membership Coordinator Julie Richardson at for more information about the program, or download a Membership Form.

Thank you to our Artists for Conservation members!

Evelyn Gottschall Baker
PO Box 4504, Buena Vista, CO  81211

As a fused glass artist, Evelyn finds inspiration from the natural landscape and elements of nature with Chaffee County, noting that she will never run out of subject matter.

Nora Larimer
PO Box 845 , Buena Vista, CO 81211
719-966-5185/ 719-221-9398

As a watercolor, oil, tiles artist, Nora has painted on location all over Chaffee County and beyond.  The drama and natural beauty found in Central Colorado is like no other, she says, with the changing skies, mountains, and seasonal wildflowers being definite highlights.

Patti Vincent
536 East 1st St., Unit O, Salida, CO 81201

As an oil painter and printmaker, central Colorado’s sights, sounds, and sunshine nourish Patti’s desire to paint and print.

Sherrie York
1103 Airport Road  #C3, Salida, CO 81201

A self-taught relief printmaker, Sherrie enjoys employing the versatility and innate graphic qualities to celebrate the beauty of nature and to invite conversations about environmental issues.